BUCKSPORT, Maine (WABI) - A man accused of creating a standoff in Bucksport on Halloween remains in jail on $25,000 bail.
57-year-old William Benjamin appeared in court Wednesday to face additional counts.
He was initially arrested for reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon.
Benjamin's now charged with terrorizing, criminal use of explosives and creating a police standoff.
Police were called to a home on Route 1 on Halloween for a well-being check.
They say when officers arrived, Benjamin threatened to set off an explosive.
A woman was removed from the house and the state police tactical team was called in.
A section of Route 1 was closed off.
Nearby homes and businesses were also evacuated for several hours while authorities negotiated with Benjamin.